Wednesday, October 16, 2019

As costs soar, towns look to educate residents on what can be recycled

Mercer County residents can’t seem to figure out what is recyclable and what isn’t. The result has been increasingly contaminated containers and huge increases in recycling costs.

Cardinals’ Matt Kildea ready to compete after year-ending injury

Lawrence High senior tight end Matt Kildea is back after a preseason collarbone injury ended his 2018 campaign.

Construction begins on controversial Princess Road warehouse

Construction has started on a 340,000-sq.-ft. warehouse on Princess Road. The Lawrence Township Planning Board unanimously approved the site plan over the objections of nearby residents at its Dec. 3, 2018 meeting.

Lawrence High’s Ola Kwasniewski excels on the pitch and in the pool

Lawrence High's Ola Kwasniewski will be a key figure on a veteran Cardinal field hockey team coming off a 10-9 season.

Chipotle to open new location in Mercer Mall

Chipotle Mexican Grill has begun construction of its second location along Route 1 in Mercer County. The new restaurant will go into a 2,523-square-foot space in Lawrence Township’s Mercer Mall. It will open in Winter 2020, Chipotle spokesperson Regina Wu said in an email.

Grocer Lidl announces plans to open in Lawrence Shopping Center

Less than a year after Lawrence Shopping Center lost the tenant of its supermarket anchor, a new grocer has confirmed it will be filling the spot: Lidl.

Pickleball reigns as Mercer County’s hottest summer sport

Lawrence Township resident Norm Nahmias is so certain people will enjoy pickleball, his sales pitch is three words: “Just try it.”

D’Angelo an asset for Lawrence Post 414, as Colin or Frank

Colin D’Angelo has been a key contributor to Post 414 this season, with his arm, his bat and his legs.

International Overdose Awareness Day: shining light on an epidemic

Hopewell's Woolsey Park will be site of Mercer County Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 27.

Local volunteers help save 52 dogs from Trenton hoarder house

In June, a PSEG worker found a home emitting a raucous onslaught of barking and an overpowering stench. It turned out that 52 dogs were living there in disgusting hoarding conditions.

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